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Bolivia - April 3, 2018

We have been notified by the USPS, that effective April 3, 2018, mail services to Bolivia, which were temporarily stopped in accordance with a request by the government of Bolivia on March 8, 2018, have resumed.

Any mail destined to Bolivia that was held at our at our New York, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles facilities will be released for shipment. Customers that were holding on to mail during the suspension, can now send mail and parcels destined to Bolivia to Globegistics facilities.

Netherlands - March 20, 2018

On April 1 and 2, 2018, there are Easter celebrations in the Netherlands.  During these two days, mail operations will be on a reduced level.

Another public holiday, Kingsday, on April 27, 2018, operations will also be reduced.  Deliveries can experience some delay.

Australia - March 15, 2018

The Commonwealth Games are coming to the Brisbane Gold Coast from April 4-15, 2018.  The event will result in road closures, increased traffic and access difficulties across the Gold Coast in and around event areas. Australia Post has put measures in place to enure deliveries throughout the games.

 

Australia - March 8, 2018

Queensland has been experiencing heavy rain in post codes 4737-4895. Collection and delivery of mail and parcels will be delayed.

Bolivia - March 8, 2018

We have been notified by the USPS, that effective March 7, 2018, most mail services to Bolivia have been temporarily stopped in accordance with a request by the government of Bolivia. Until further notice, only Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service will be available.

The temporary stoppage affects:

  • Priority Mail Express International (PMEI) 
  • Priority Mail International (PMI) (already unavailable to Bolivia)
  • First-Class Mail International (FCMI)
  • First-Class Package International Service
  • International Priority Airmail (IPA)
  • International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) 
  • M-Bag

Globegistics will hold any mail destined to Bolivia at our at our New York, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles facilities until the suspension has been lifted.  Customers should consider holding on to Bolivia mail until the suspension has been lifted.

 

Romania - March 1, 2018

Romania has been dealing with heavy snow storms since February 26, 2018.  Delays for the affected regions can be expected as there is limited road access.  Operations will return to normal when conditions improve.

Spain - February 28, 2018

Snow storms in Catelonia, Spain, has limited traffic in the region.  Some deliveries may suffer delays due to a heavy traffic ban or poor road coniitions locally.

United Kingdom - February 28, 2018

Royal Mail is experience significant delays due to heavy snow fall in all of Scotland, Cleveland, Carlisle, Cambridge, Gatwick, Isle of Man, Ipswich, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, London, Medway, Newcastle, North Essex, Norwich, Tonbridge and York postal areas.

Ireland - February 28, 2018

Ireland is experiencing a sever weather event with snow storms already causing major disruptions.  There are significant delays in processing and delivery of both inbound and outbound mail.

El Salvador - February 27, 2018

An industrial action that took place on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 that affected the delivery and collection of all inbound and outbound mail, ended on Monday, February 26, 2018.  All postal services are back to normal.

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